Italian Unemployment Rate Unchanged in March

In March, Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate was unchanged at 12.7 percent, slightly down from January's all-time high of 12.9 percent. Compared to the same month of the previous year the rate is up by 0.7 percentage points.
Istat | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com 4/30/2014 9:29:07 AM
The number of unemployed people was registered at 3.25 million, down by 0.2 percent from the previous month but up by 6.4 percent over a year ago.

Youth unemployment rate (aged 15-24) was recorded at 42.7 percent, unchanged from the previous month and up by 3.1 percentage points from a year earlier. 

In March, a total of 22.36 million persons were employed, up by 0.3 percent compared with February. The employment rate rose 0.2 percentage points over a month earlier to 55.6 percent.

The inactivity rate fell slightly to 36.2 percent from 36.4 percent in February.

Italian Unemployment Rate Unchanged in March